Private sector small business employment decreased by 96,000 jobs from January to February according to the February ADP Small Business Report. Due to the important contribution that small businesses make to economic growth, employment data that are specific to businesses with 49 or fewer employees is reported each month and broadly distributed to the public, free of charge.
-96,000 Change in Employment among small businesses with 1-49 employees
Change By Business Size
Change By Sector & Industry
Note: All size data included in the ADP® National Employment Report™ is based on size of business, defined as an entity with a unique Employer Identification Number, which may include multiple establishments. Sum of components may not equal total due to rounding.
The ADP® National Employment Report™ is published monthly by the ADP Research Institute® in close collaboration with Moody's Analytics. The ADP® National Employment Report™ provides a monthly snapshot of U.S. nonfarm private sector Employment based on actual transactional payroll data.
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